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 Meanings and Examples of AFTERWARDS
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afterwards
 ad.  happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  When I returned home my first care was to procure the whole works of this author, and afterwards of Paracelsus and Albertus Magnus.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 2
2  I felt as if he had placed carefully, one by one, in my view those instruments which were to be afterwards used in putting me to a slow and cruel death.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
3  Clerval spoke thus as we hurried through the streets; the words impressed themselves on my mind and I remembered them afterwards in solitude.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
4  I afterwards hired a mule, as the more sure-footed and least liable to receive injury on these rugged roads.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
5  She afterwards continued her work, whilst the young man went into the garden and appeared busily employed in digging and pulling up roots.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
6  Their food, as I afterwards found, was coarse, but it was wholesome; and they procured a sufficiency of it.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 12
7  I imagined that they would be disgusted, until, by my gentle demeanour and conciliating words, I should first win their favour and afterwards their love.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 12
8  I lay for two months on the point of death; my ravings, as I afterwards heard, were frightful; I called myself the murderer of William, of Justine, and of Clerval.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 21
9  They know our infantine dispositions, which, however they may be afterwards modified, are never eradicated; and they can judge of our actions with more certain conclusions as to the integrity of our motives.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 24
10  About half an hour afterwards he attempted again to speak but was unable; he pressed my hand feebly, and his eyes closed forever, while the irradiation of a gentle smile passed away from his lips.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 24
11  Many a time afterwards had Hester been tortured, though less vividly, by the same illusion.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In VI. PEARL
12  Shortly afterwards, the like grisly sense of the humorous again stole in among the solemn phantoms of his thought.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XII. THE MINISTER'S VIGIL
13  We shall see whether Hester Prynne were ever afterwards so touched and so transfigured.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
14  What he really did whisper, the minister could never afterwards recollect.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XX.THE MINISTER IN A MAZE
15  Never afterwards did it quit her bosom.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XXIV. CONCLUSION
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  Travel and see the world; afterwards, you will be able to put your concerns in perspective.
2  Expericence is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.
3  We saw the film and afterwards walked home together.
4  A word in time is worth two afterwards.
5  Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, and half shut afterwards.
6  Don't worry, your luggage will come on afterwards by taxi.
7  Soon afterwards he left to begin his career in the metropolis.
8  Shortly afterwards, Dawson received an invitation to speak at a scientific conference.
9  Some persons do first, think afterwards, and then repent for ever.
10  Shortly afterwards, police arrested four suspects.
11  We had tea, and afterwards we sat in the garden for a while.
12  I was angry at the time but we had a good laugh about it afterwards.
13  The usual custom in biography is to begin with the brightest side and to leave the faults to be discovered afterwards.
14  He never did anything wrong without imagining how the look on his mother's face would reproach him afterwards.
15  When she thought it over afterwards, it occurred to her that she ought to have wondered at this, but at the time it all seemed quite natural.